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Question from Todd, a parent:

Hello. My son is very good at the Math 24 game and when he is stumped, I am usually able to figure it out. However, we are both stumped with this one. The numbers are 6, 6, 9 and 5. You can use addition, subtraction,
division and multiplication. Please help us equal 24 with those 4 numbers.

Thank you very much!!!!


It took me a long time to see it also. The answer is of the form

(product of two numbers) - (product of other two) = 24.



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